Ceramics

Beginning pottery enthusiasts and experienced ceramicists alike can hone their craft in our light-filled ceramics studio, which features spacious worktables for handbuilding, 10 electric wheels and an open, friendly atmosphere.

Take advantage of our open studio hours to create your own handmade pottery. Class fees include 35 pounds of clay per session; an additional 25 pounds of clay may be purchased. Materials fee includes firing, glazes, tools and brushes; fee will be added upon checkout. Class Registration Policies

For more information regarding ceramics classes or the open house, please contact Visual Arts Program Manager Joshua Margolis at 415.292.1299, ext. 1474 or jmargolis@jccsf.org.

Use our Registration Portal to sign up for programs and classes. Or use the “Enroll” buttons below to sign up for specific programs or classes. If you need help registering visit our Online Registration FAQ page or call 415.292.1200.

ART & CERAMICS

Class

Day

Time

Dates

Holidays
(No Class)

Fee

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 1C

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Sundays

5:00 pm –
7:00 pm

4/8/18 – 5/13/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 7C

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Mondays

12:00 pm –
2:00 pm

4/2/18 – 5/7/18

Public $240.00
Member $220.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 2C

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

4/2/18 – 5/7/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 2D

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

5/14/18 – 6/25/18

5/28

Public $225.00
Member $205.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 3C

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Tuesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

4/3/18 – 5/8/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 3D

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Tuesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

5/15/18 – 6/19/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 9C

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Wednesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

4/4/18 – 5/9/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 9D

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Wednesdays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

5/16/18 – 6/27/18

6/13

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 4C

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

4/5/18 – 5/10/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

As the Wheel Turns: Beginning Potter's Wheel - 4D

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Get your hands dirty while creating one-of-a-kind pieces, as you master the techniques of working with clay on the potter's wheel. Beginners learn to throw bowls, plates and cups. Those with experience...

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

5/17/18 – 6/21/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

Clay & Wine - 5C

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Sip wine while you learn basic clay techniques, including sculpting clay, slab, coil, molds, carving, pinched forms and glazing. The informal wine tastings are included in the course fee.$35 Materials...

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

4/2/18 – 5/7/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

Clay & Wine - 5D

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Sip wine while you learn basic clay techniques, including sculpting clay, slab, coil, molds, carving, pinched forms and glazing. The informal wine tastings are included in the course fee.$35 Materials...

Mondays

7:00 pm –
9:00 pm

5/14/18 – 6/25/18

5/28

Public $225.00
Member $205.00
Includes Materials

Clay & Wine - 6C

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Sip wine while you learn basic clay techniques, including sculpting clay, slab, coil, molds, carving, pinched forms and glazing. The informal wine tastings are included in the course fee.$35 Materials...

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

4/5/18 – 5/10/18

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

Clay & Wine - 6D

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Sip wine while you learn basic clay techniques, including sculpting clay, slab, coil, molds, carving, pinched forms and glazing. The informal wine tastings are included in the course fee.$35 Materials...

Thursdays

6:30 pm –
8:30 pm

5/17/18 – 6/28/18

6/14

Public $265.00
Member $245.00
Includes Materials

Clay Cravers - 8C

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Feed your clay craving! Insightful instruction sparks creativity and helps participants sharpen skills and discover new ways to approach form and surface design through hand-building technique.$35...

Wednesdays

11:00 am –
1:00 pm

4/4/18 – 5/9/18

Public $240.00
Member $220.00
Includes Materials

Clay Cravers - 8D

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Feed your clay craving! Insightful instruction sparks creativity and helps participants sharpen skills and discover new ways to approach form and surface design through hand-building technique.$35...

Wednesdays

11:00 am –
1:00 pm

5/16/18 – 6/27/18

6/13

Public $240.00
Member $220.00
Includes Materials